Budhni, also spelled Budni or Budhani, is a town and a Nagar Palika in Sehore district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is situated on Bhopal to Hoshangabad road at a distance of 7 km from Hoshangabad in north direction on the banks of Narmada River.
Budni Railway Station
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Budhni (Madhya Pradesh)
|• MLA||Shivraj Singh Chouhan (BJP)|
|Elevation||311 m (1,020 ft)|
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Budhni is near the sacred siddhpeeth of Vindhyavasni Beejasan devi (one of the incarnation of the Hindu goddess Durga) at Salkanpur atop a hill 800 foot high. Thousands of people visit this place everyday climbing more than 1000 steps. Every year a grand fair is held in Salkanpur during Navratri. It is very old Temple but at present temple renovate by Salkanpur trust. It is on an 800 foot high hillrock, in the village Salkanpur near Rehti village, 70 km from Bhopal.
Though not quite as striking as Sethani ghat in Hoshangabad, Budhni Ghat is an important place for swimming and other activities. Of late the town has become famous for an interesting electoral battle for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and others.
As of 2011 India census, Budhni had a population of 16,808. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Budhni has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the nation's average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 78% and female literacy of 63%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Budhni has become an important Textile industry center with the establishment of Vardhman Industries and TridentGroup. The Central Farm Machinery Training & Testing Institute is located in Budni. Budhni has become one of the few small towns that have a BPO/Call center. The Rural BPO has been set up by RuralShores Business Services. Local youth are getting trained by RuralShores Skills Academy and provided a job in RuralShores Center in Budhni itself.
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